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Where to watch Google’s Stadia Connect at Gamescom 2019

Who’s ready to see the latest games lineup Google has in store for us?

What you need to know Stadia is Google’s upcoming game streaming service. It will launch in November with over 30 games available to stream. Google is hosting another livestream at Gamescom where it will reveal more games coming to Stadia. You can watch the livestream on Monday, August 19 at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CEST.

Google is hosting another Stadia  [Read More…]

Here’s the lab where Google’s hardware products are made

Google recently opened the lab up to a journalist for the very first time.

What you need to know Google recently opened the doors of its design lab to a journalist for the first time. The lab is only accessible to select employees. It’s where the design of Google’s hardware products are initially created.

Google’s been making a big push with its hardware efforts over the last few years, and one thing that’s stuck out about its  [Read More…]

Google’s Titan Security Key arrives in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK

The bundle includes both a USB and Bluetooth hardware key.

What you need to know Google’s Titan Security Key Bundle is now available for purchase in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK. The bundle includes a USB and Bluetooth hardware key that are used in two-factor authentication. It retails for $ 50 in the U.S. and is sold for a similar price in other countries.

Nearly a year ago, Google started selling its Titan Security Key Bundle  [Read More…]

Google’s latest ‘don’t be evil’ moment is one of its best

Sometimes good PR is also good for people who need a little extra help.

Google did something downright awesome this past week. While Apple and Intel and T-mobile and Sprint were dominating tech news, Google quietly announced that it has 100,000 Home Minis to give out to people who will put them to great use because they are paralyzed or partially paralyzed.

A Home Mini can make a big impact when it gets in the hands of  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3a launch doubled Google’s phone sales year-over-year

It turns out releasing less-expensive phones and expanding retail availability is a good thing.

What you need to know Pixel sales doubled year-over-year following Pixel 3a launch. Adding two new less-expensive phones and expanding distribution were key in increasing sales. Alphabet’s overall second quarter financial results were very strong.

Alphabet’s second-quarter earnings were big for several reasons, as the company beat analyst expectations and initiated a $ 25 billion stock buyback. But the news nugget that hits closest  [Read More…]

How does Google’s new Gallery Go compare to Google Photos?

Google’s new photo app packs a big punch for its small size.

Announced in 2017 alongside the release of Android Oreo, Android Go is a stripped-down version of the Android OS that’s designed for sub-$ 100 smartphones in emerging markets. Along with the lightweight OS, Google’s also created Go versions of many of its popular apps, including Google Go, YouTube Go, and Gmail Go, just to name a few.

On July 24, Gallery Go became the latest  [Read More…]

Google’s new Sound Amplifier app will help you hear better

Sound Amplifier will boost the sounds you want to hear and filter out background noise.

What you need to know Sound Amplifier will help boost important sounds such as a person’s voice while filtering out background noise. It is available on Android phones running Marshmallow and above. Sound Amplifier can now be easily launched from the home screen.

Google is continuing on its mission to make the world more accessible to people using their Android phone. The  [Read More…]

Google’s $229 Nest Hub Max goes on sale Sept 9 in U.S., UK and Australia

What you need to know New Nest Hub Max lands Sept 9 in the U.S., UK and Australia. Launch price of $ 229 stands, with initial Google Store availability. Standard Home Hub now regularly discounted to under $ 100.

After being announced in May, Google’s new larger Nest Hub Max will be on sale September 9. Droid-Life points to a Google Store support page that confirms the launch date, which is a full four months after its announcement,  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Google’s looming Pixel 4 disappointment

Can Google continue to pretend the normal rules of phone hardware don’t apply to it?

It’s been three years since Google first launched its Pixel series of devices. In that time, despite lackluster sales, the company’s phone brand has managed to carve out its own niche around quality photography and software purity. There’s no denying Google’s Android software is more enjoyable to use than anyone else’s, and that its HDR+ camera is in a league of its  [Read More…]